14 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    11 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    30 January 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

L1 (£43,266)-L3 (£46,525)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint from September 2024, an enthusiastic Lead Teacher of our Early Years Foundation Stage provision. The successful candidate will be based in Reception, whilst holding responsibility for Pre School and EYFS. To already be a qualified SENCo or have a willingness to complete the training to take on this additional responsibility for the school would be highly desirable.

St Joseph’s is a small school with a reputation for an exceptional nurturing and inclusive ethos. The school is set within large stunning grounds which are utilised to the full to support and enrich our curriculum.

We are looking for someone with:

  • A passion for teaching and learning and a sound subject knowledge, that can be utilised to challenge all pupils.
  • The ability to motivate, inspire and stimulate curiosity, interest and enjoyment of learning in pupils.
  • Have a secure knowledge of the teaching and learning of phonics and strategies to encourage rich language acquisition.
  • Have an excellent understanding of the importance of the development of early reading and writing and able to take on the responsibility of Early Reading Lead.
  • Have high aspirations for all children rooted in the belief that every child has the potential to succeed.
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be able to work as part of a supportive and enthusiastic team
  • High expectations of pupils in terms of learning, achievement and behaviour.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and can be arranged by contacting the school office on 01684 573016 or office@stjoesmalvern.worcs.sch.uk

What the school offers its staff

St Joseph’s is a small school with a high reputation for our inclusive and nurturing ethos. We have a Governor led Pre School which takes children from the age of two and a half. It is run within an Early Years Hub where by the three rising four -year olds gradually transition into our Reception setting. The current Early years Lead oversees the Pre School provision and organisation which has resulted in a very effective cohesive team of EYFS staff and provision.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and experienced Lead Teacher of EYFS from September 2024 and the willingness to complete the SENCo award and take on the additional responsibility of School SENCo would be highly desirable. The successful candidate will be based in Reception, whilst holding responsibility for EYFS, and would be offered all the training and professional development needed to help them progress in their career.

Commitment to safeguarding

St Joseph's is committed to the safety and well being of every member of our school community. Nurturing the well being of everyone, is at the heart of all we do.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to head@stjoesmalvern.worcs.sch.uk

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About St Joseph's Catholic Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
114 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01684 573016

St Joseph's is a small, vibrant and caring school at the base of the Malvern hills, set in stunning grounds and staffed by a dedicated team of highly skilled professionals.

Arranging a visit to St Joseph's Catholic Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email head@stjoesmalvern.worcs.sch.uk.

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